Lisa Freeman - DVM, PhD, DACVN

Lisa Freeman
Professor
Clinical Nutrition, Human-Animal Interaction, Cachexia

Campus Phone:
508-887-4696

Fax:
508-839-7922

Education

  • PhD - Tufts University School of Nutrition - 1996
  • DVM with thesis - Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine - 1991
  • BS - Tufts University - 1986

Board Certification

  • American College of Veterinary Nutrition

Evaluation of Weight Loss Over Time in Cats with Chronic Kidney Disease

Author(s):Freeman, L.M. | Lachaud, M.-P. | Matthews, S. | Rhodes, L. | Zollers, B.
Publication year: 2016
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Development and initial validation of the Cat HEalth and Wellbeing (CHEW) Questionnaire: a generic health-related quality of life instrument for cats

Author(s):Freeman, L.M. | Rodenberg, C. | Narayanan, A. | Olding, J. | Gooding, M.A. | Koochaki, P.E.
Publication year: 2016
Journal / Book title: Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery

Association between Body Condition Score and Cancer Prognosis in Dogs with Lymphoma and Osteosarcoma

Author(s):Romano, F.R. | Heinze, C.R. | Barber, L.G. | Mason, J.B. | Freeman, L.M.
Publication year: 2016
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Measuring the Effects of Reading Assistance Dogs on Reading Ability and Attitudes in Elementary Schoolchildren

Author(s):Lenihan, D. | McCobb, E. | Diurba, A. | Linder, D. | Freeman, L.
Publication year: 2016
Journal / Book title: Journal of Research in Childhood Education

Nutritional analysis and microbiological evaluation of commercially available enteral diets for cats

Author(s):Prantil, L.R. | Markovich, J.E. | Heinze, C.R. | Linder, D.E. | Tams, T.R. | Freeman, L.M.
Publication year: 2016
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Body Condition Scores and Evaluation of Feeding Habits of Dogs and Cats at a Low Cost Veterinary Clinic and a General Practice

Author(s):Sapowicz, S.A. | Linder, D.E. | Freeman, L.M.
Publication year: 2016
Journal / Book title: Scientific World Journal

Association between Body Condition Score and Cancer Prognosis in Dogs with Lymphoma and Osteosarcoma

Author(s):Romano, F.R. | Heinze, C.R. | Barber, L.G. | Mason, J.B. | Freeman, L.M.
Publication year: 2016
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Nutritional Management of Heart Disease

Author(s):Freeman, L.M.
Publication year: 2015
Journal / Book title: August's Consultations in Feline Internal Medicine

Assessment of the responsiveness of the Cats' Assessment Tool for Cardiac Health (CATCH) Questionnaire

Author(s):Rush, J.E. | Roderick, K.V. | Freeman, L.M. | Cunningham, S.M. | Yang, V.K. | Bulmer, B.J. | Antoon, K.N.
Publication year: 2015
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology

Pilot study of a myostatin antagonist in dogs with cardiac cachexia

Author(s):Freeman, L.M. | Rush, J.E. | Cunningham, S.M. | Yang, V.K. | Bulmer, B.J.
Publication year: 2015
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Cardiology

Expression profiling of circulating microRNAs in canine myxomatous mitral valve disease

Author(s):Li, Q. | Freeman, L.M. | Rush, J.E. | Laflamme, D.P.
Publication year: 2015
Journal / Book title: International Journal of Molecular Sciences

A pilot study comparing a protocol using intermittent administration of glargine and regular insulin to a continuous rate infusion of regular insulin in cats with naturally occurring diabetic ketoacidosis

Author(s):Gallagher, B.R. | Mahony, O.M. | Rozanski, E.A. | Buob, S. | Freeman, L.M.
Publication year: 2015
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

New tools for the nutritional assessment and management of critical care patients

Author(s):Freeman, L.M.
Publication year: 2015
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

Survey of dietary and medication practices of owners of cats with chronic kidney disease

Author(s):Markovich, J.E. | Freeman, L.M. | Labato, M.A. | Heinze, C.R.
Publication year: 2015
Journal / Book title: Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery

Relationship of body size to metabolic markers and left ventricular hypertrophy in cats

Author(s):Freeman, L.M. | Rush, J.E. | Feugier, A. | van Hoek, I.
Publication year: 2015
Journal / Book title: Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine

Evaluation of marketing claims, ingredients, and nutrient profiles of over-the-counter diets marketed for skin and coat health of dogs

Author(s):Johnson, L.N. | Heinze, C.R. | Linder, D.E. | Freeman, L.M.
Publication year: 2015
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Salmonella bacteriuria in a cat fed a Salmonella-contaminated diet

Author(s):Fauth, E. | Freeman, L.M. | Cornjeo, L. | Markovich, J.E. | Janecko, N. | Scott Weese, J.
Publication year: 2015
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Veterinary Medicine and Multi-Omics Research for Future Nutrition Targets: Metabolomics and Transcriptomics of the Common Degenerative Mitral Valve Disease in Dogs

Author(s):Li, Q. | Freeman, L.M. | Rush, J.E. | Huggins, G.S. | Kennedy, A.D. | Labuda, J.A. | Laflamme, D.P. | Hannah, S.S.
Publication year: 2015
Journal / Book title: OMICS A Journal of Integrative Biology

Comparison of the nutrient composition of commercial dog milk replacers with that of dog milk

Author(s):Heinze, C.R. | Freeman, L.M. | Martin, C.R. | Power, M.L. | Fascetti, A.J.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

Analysis of thiamine concentrations in commercial canned foods formulated for cats

Author(s):Markovich, J.E. | Freeman, L.M. | Heinze, C.R.
Publication year: 2014
Journal / Book title: Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

General Research Interests

  • Nutrition and Heart Disease
  • Critical Care Nutrition
  • Cachexia

Research Interests by Area

Other Areas of Research
  • Nutrition and heart disease, Critical Care Nutrition, Cachexia

Research Interests by Organ System and Disease

Human Animal Interaction (HAI)
  • Animal assisted therapy. Human-animal bond.
Cardiovascular Diseases and Nutrition
  • Role of nutrition in etiology and treatment of Cardivascular diseases
Nutritional Basis of Diseases
  • Nutritional modulation of cardiac disease, critical care nutrition, feline cardiomyopathy as a model for human cardiomyopathies, clinical nutrition, human-animal bond, critical care nutrition, cachexia.